Sports

Davies kicks off football program this fall

School also plans to add girls’ volleyball, swimming during 2019-20 school year
LINCOLN – When Bob Morris became the athletic director at Davies Tech before the start of this school year, one of his first orders of business was to reach out to some of the students and ask them... more

BVP boys hold court in RIIL

Hoop team shakes off rough start, tops Times2 for first D-III win
CUMBERLAND – When the Blackstone Valley Prep boys’ basketball team decided to make the move from the Coastal Prep League to the Rhode Island Interscholastic League’s Division III circuit during the... more

Smithfield swimmers finally begin season

Two-time Div. III champion girls’ team eyes another outstanding winter
SMITHFIELD – With its core group of swimmers returning from last season’s team that repeated as Division III champions, the Smithfield High girls’ swim team finally opened its season last Thursday... more

Tigers roll to 4-0 in return to D-III

Al-Amir, Percy lead girls’ basketball team to lopsided victory over Central Falls
CENTRAL FALLS – The Tolman High girls’ basketball team started its season with a loss in the opening game of the Donaldson-Lynch Tournament, but since then, the Tigers have won five of their last six... more

NP swim teams dunk Mounties

Young girls’ squad continues turnaround with second victory
WOONSOCKET – For the past four seasons, the North Providence High swimming program has seen its boys’ team take top billing, and for good reason. Since their promotion from Division III to II after... more

Scituate kicks off 2019 on right foot

Boys’ basketball team hikes record in Div. III to 2-1 by routing Davies
LINCOLN – After dropping four of its first five games of the season, the Scituate High boys’ basketball team began 2019 by knocking down Davies Tech, 57-29, last Thursday night, as Division III play... more

Mount swimmers focus on positives

Low in numbers, MSC teams look to ‘enjoy experience’
WOONSOCKET – The good news for the Mount Saint Charles Academy boys’ and girls’ swim teams this winter is that, after spending the past two seasons in Division II and combining to win just six meets... more

CHS senior Barboza is named December’s top student-athlete

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland High senior Olivia Barboza, who is a tri-captain on the school’s girls’ swim team, was recently named the Rhode Island Interscholastic League’s December Showcase Cinemas... more

Novans’ Coles enters year ranked fourth nationally in weight

WOONSOCKET – Woonsocket High sophomore Logan Coles, who is a thrower on the Villa Novan boys’ indoor track and field team, entered 2019 as the nation’s fourth-ranked high school weight thrower,... more

Cumberland Rec offers winter sports programs at Wellness Center

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Recreation Department will be offering three 10-week youth winter sports programs that will take place on Saturdays, beginning on Jan. 19 and concluding on March 23, at... more

Lincoln L.L. kicks off online registration, posts in-person signup dates

LINCOLN – Online registration for the Lincoln Little League’s 2019 season is currently underway, and baseball and softball players ages 4-15 can visit www.lincolnrilittleleague.org to sign up. The... more

R.I. Hockey Hall of Fame plans to announce Class of 2019 at P-Bruins game on Feb. 22

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame has announced that its Class of 2019 will be formally unveiled between periods of the AHL hockey game between the Providence Bruins and Bridgeport... more

North Providence L.L. plans signups Saturday at library

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The newly formed North Providence Little League will hold its registration sessions for the upcoming season on the next five Saturdays (from Jan. 12 to Feb. 9) from 10:30 a.m. to 2... more